April 30, 2001

Open designs could cut chip costs

Author: JT Smith

Australian IT: "An open hardware movement led by computer engineers
may lead to cheaper computer chips and other hardware.

The popularity of open source software, which is challenging
the dominance of the major computer companies, has inspired
a push to free up computer hardware designs.

Moves are now under way to popularise open hardware, along
the lines of the revolution created by Linux."

Category:

  • Open Source
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